Press Release: CTV Acquires New VERONICA MARS Digital Spinoff Series Exclusively for CTV EXTEND

CTV (logo via CTV.ca)

CTV (logo via CTV.ca)

BANFF, Alta. (June 9, 2014) – CTV today announced the second wave of exclusive content launching on CTV EXTEND led by the highly anticipated Veronica Mars Digital Spinoff Series, coming Fall 2014. From acclaimed series creator Rob Thomas, the spinoff series is just one of several new commissions and acquisitions being programmed as part of the free-to-consumer digital hub’s ever expanding program lineup. In all, four new series are slated to join the lineup beginning as soon as today, in addition to the 11 digital series already available.

CTV’s original network drama THE LISTENER has spun off a third companion series, THE TOBY LOGAN FILES, available starting today on CTV EXTEND. The sequel to the EMMY® Award-winning Canadian series GUIDESTONES, called GUIDESTONES: SUNFLOWER NOIR and comedy JOKE OR CHOKE will launch July 15. See all series descriptions and premiere information below.

CTV EXTEND is an ad-supported online hub, attached to CTV.ca and available on the CTV GO app with exclusive, stand-alone original content, acquisitions, specially commissioned digital programs, online extensions of popular CTV shows, and more. Launched on April 29, 2014 with 11 digital series, this ambitious initiative, a first for a private Canadian broadcaster, is completely free to viewers. The new slate of programming joins current CTV EXTEND series including BACKPACKERS from Smokebomb Entertainment, and SPACE RIDERS: DIVISION EARTH from iThentic, both commissioned exclusively for the digital hub; WOLFPACK OF RESEDA from Fox Digital Studios; as well as CTV spin-offs ARROW: BLOOD RUSH, SAVING HOPE: LAST CALL, MOTIVE: DARK CORNER, and THE LISTENER: DOUBLE DATE WITH DEATH.

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